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Chrome steals second place from Firefox in browser wars

Google's Chrome passed Mozilla's Firefox in May to become the world's second-most-popular browser.

Opera is Facebook's best browser play

Facebook may acquire Norwegian browser maker Opera Software, developer of the Opera and Opera Mini browsers for desktops and mobile phones, according to a report by U.K.-based technology website Pocket-lint.

Remains of the Day: What's Cookin'?

Tim Cook's in the kitchen, whipping up some tasty Apple turnover; Yahoo bakes its keys right into its latest product; and a Rogue Amoeba iPhone app apparently isn't to Apple's taste.

Yahoo Axis syncs browsing between iOS and desktop

Yahoo plans to unveil Axis, a free browser extension and iOS app for syncing your Web browsing between devices.

Mozilla readies app marketplace for public beta

Mozilla Marketplace will be online in a few weeks to take on Apple App Store and Google Play Store

Remains of the Day: Crazy like a Foxconn

Foxconn's CEO didn't say what you think he said, the Supremes shut down Psystar, and more states pile on Apple in the ebook price-fixing case.

Automatically zoom Safari pages on launch

Find Safari web pages too difficult to read on a high-resolution display? Chris Breen offers two solutions for making the text on those pages larger.

Mozilla to kill Firefox 3.6 by auto-upgrading old browser

Mozilla will give Firefox 3.6 the coup de grace next month by automatically upgrading users of that 2010 browser to Firefox 12.

Mozilla blocks Java in Firefox for some Mac users

Mozilla this week began blocking outdated versions of a Java plug-in in Firefox for some Mac users after calling the threat posed by the Flashback malware "evident and imminent."

Mozilla working on click-to-play feature to stop plugin exploits

Mozilla developers are working on a new Firefox feature to block the automated display of content that requires a plugin, like Flash videos, Java applets or PDF files. The update should protect users from attacks that exploit vulnerabilities in browser plugins to install malware on their computers.